Friday, Rise Against, Deftones, Thrice and Frank Iero & the Patience pummel Mattress Firm Amphitheatre; The PettyBreakers and the Wilburys Experience headline the Belly Up; The Regrettes and the Paranoyds rock the House of Blues Voodoo Room; Thee Commons, Madly, Chulita Vinyl Club DJ's and Goma are at the Casbah; The Amandas hit The Whistle Stop; and Anarbor, Sundressed and Crooked Teeth play at Soda Bar. Dance options include BUMP! at Blonde; Loudpvck at Bassmnt; Rain Man at Omnia; or BlackGummy and LO'99 at Bang Bang.
Saturday, the San Diego Beer and Music Festival is at Liberty Station; Tour de Fat makes its annual stop in town with the Naked and Famous, Tim DeLaGhetto and the Verigolds at Waterfront Park; The Casbah hosts “The Life of Brian,” which features Brian Karscig doing songs from Convoy, Louis XIV, and the Nervous Wreckords’ catalogs, along with Buckfast Superbee, Mittens, the Paragraphs and DJ Lou Niles; Three Bad Jacks, the Sleepwalkers and Johnny Deadly Trio are at Soda Bar; Stitched Up Heart, Hell Or Highwater and Miklo play at the House of Blues Voodoo Room; Band of Gringos, Stripes & Lines and Aviator Stash are at the Belly Up; Superunloader (album release party) with the Eagle Rock Gospel Singers perform at Winston’s; Gloomsday, the Two Tens, the Darts and the Hiroshima Mockingbirds rock out at Til-Two; and Soundslave (tribute to Soundgarden and Audioslave), Smack This (tribute to Godsmack), Alice Unchained (tribute to Alice in Chains) and Wicked Tongue play all the hits at House of Blues. Get your dance on with Club Sabbat at Numb3rs; Booty Bassment at the Whistle Stop; Brklyn at Omnia; or Jerry Folk at Bang Bang.
Have a good weekend and I’ll see you on the dance floor.
Robin Roth is a familiar voice in the San Diego scene. She's the Assistant Program Director at 100.7 KFMBFM, plus she promotes and spins all over town. Follow Robin on Twitter or submit your DJ listings here.